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  • DVD Review: Sturges takes a serious turn

    DVD Review: Sturges takes a serious turn
    Following on the heels of its Blu-ray of Preston Sturges' “Palm Beach Story,” Criterion has released an excellent edition of what many consider Sturges's greatest film, “Sullivan's Travels.” Joel McCrea plays John L. Sullivan — boy wonder director of movies like “Hey, Hey in the Hayloft” and “Ants in Your Plants of 1939” — who wants to make a “serious” film of real social value, based on Sinclair Beckstein's epic of agony “O, Brother, Where Art Thou?” (Yes, this is where the Coen brothers got the title.) But, having led a pampered life, he decides to go out on the road for research, with 10 cents and pauper's clothing.
  • Kevin Pollak's 'Misery Loves Comedy' sadly limits its view

     Kevin Pollak's 'Misery Loves Comedy' sadly limits its view
    Kevin Pollak's broad survey of stand-up, "Misery Loves Comedy," opens with the provocative question often raised after Robin Williams' suicide last year: What is it about comedy that attracts so many deeply unhappy people? Maybe Pollak thought that...

    Home entertainment: 'Maps to the Stars' is a showbiz psychodrama

    Home entertainment: 'Maps to the Stars' is a showbiz psychodrama
    Maps to the Stars Universal, $19.98; Blu-ray, $26.98 Before Julianne Moore steamrolled through awards season with her Oscar-winning "Still Alice" performance, a lot of industry pundits expected her to be a contender for her turn as a mentally unstable...

    Two Guns Espresso opens a kiosk in downtown L.A.

    Two Guns Espresso opens a kiosk in downtown L.A.
    Two Guns Espresso, one of the best specialty coffee shops in the South Bay, and certainly one of the best places in town for a flat white, opened in the Financial District of downtown on Monday, in a small walk-up kiosk in the plaza of the Figueroa at...

    Pop channel orders second season of 'Creek' comedy

    Pop channel orders second season of 'Creek' comedy
    Pop, the recently launched cable channel collaboration between CBS and Lionsgate, has renewed its first scripted series, "Schitt's Creek," for a second season. The Eugene Levy-Catherine O'Hara comedy series, created by Levy and his son, Daniel, will...